The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 113 116 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Lync 19 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.60% 3.20% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 8
Average salary £47,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £50,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £79,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
413 406 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.41% 18.81% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 352 368 307
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 39 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (61.11%) Windows
4 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 30 (55.56%) MCITP
4 30 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 30 (55.56%) Office 365
5 29 (53.70%) Unified Communications
5 29 (53.70%) MCSE
6 26 (48.15%) VMware
6 26 (48.15%) MCTS
7 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 17 (31.48%) Project Management
11 16 (29.63%) Migration
12 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (25.93%) Office Communications Server
13 14 (25.93%) SAN
13 14 (25.93%) MCSA
14 13 (24.07%) NAS
14 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (24.07%) Technical Architecture
14 13 (24.07%) Degree
14 13 (24.07%) Technical Analysis
15 12 (22.22%) MS Office
16 10 (18.52%) Citrix
17 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (42.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (25.93%) Office Communications Server
5 13 (24.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (53.70%) Unified Communications
2 14 (25.93%) SAN
3 13 (24.07%) NAS
4 3 (5.56%) PBX
4 3 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.85%) Intranet
5 1 (1.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Consultant
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Consultant
3 13 (24.07%) Exchange Consultant
4 11 (20.37%) Architect
5 10 (18.52%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Messaging Architect
10 2 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
11 1 (1.85%) Systems Engineering Manager
11 1 (1.85%) Exchange Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Project Management
2 16 (29.63%) Migration
3 13 (24.07%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (24.07%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Use Case
5 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.85%) Document Management
6 1 (1.85%) ETL
6 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.85%) B2B
6 1 (1.85%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.85%) Email Management
6 1 (1.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (55.56%) MCITP
3 29 (53.70%) MCSE
4 26 (48.15%) MCTS
5 14 (25.93%) MCSA
6 13 (24.07%) Degree
7 8 (14.81%) CCEE
7 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (14.81%) CCA
7 8 (14.81%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (5.56%) CCNP
11 1 (1.85%) CCNA
System Software
1 39 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 30 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 22 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) SCOM
2 5 (9.26%) SCVMM
2 5 (9.26%) SCDPM
2 5 (9.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) NetApp
5 3 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Mitel
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